How to uninstall or remove old kernels in Ubuntu

On December 23, 2009, in kernel, uninstall, by Dipin Krishna

Ubuntu always keeps the old kernel even after installing a new kernel. This is done just in case the new one doesn’t work well for you. Now if you don’t want the old kernels anymore then use the command below to remove the old kernel which you wish to remove. $ sudo apt-get remove –purge […]


How to install/uninstall .deb file using dpkg a close look

On October 19, 2008, in .deb file, dpkg, install, package_file.rpm, packagename, uninstall, by Dipin Krishna

1. Howto install a .deb file $ sudo dpkg -i package_file.deb 2. Hoto uninstall a .deb file $ sudo dpkg -r package_name 3. Howto find version of a package installed $ dpkg -l packagename 4. Howto List all installed files with version $ dpkg -l 5. Howto convert .rpm files to .deb files $ sudo […]